BayHAC: Oakland Downtown Plan Presentation

BayHAC: Oakland Downtown Plan Presentation

The Bay Area Housing Advocacy Coalition (BayHAC) recently heard from the Oakland Planning Department about the Downtown Plan. The proposal calls for 55,000 new jobs and 30,000 new homes in Downtown Oakland. You can see their presentation here

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Ting, Chiu and Wiener lead on housing

2019 will be a busy year for housing in Sacramento, as there are several upcoming bills in the California Assembly and Senate. Written and co-sponsored by our local assemblymen and senators, the bills address the affordability crisis in California. The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition supports our local politicians putting words into action.  Our organization…

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Pillsbury Law: Qualified Opportunity Zones

Matt Olhausen and Rob Howard from Pillsbury Law recently made a presentation to the SFHAC Regulatory Committee about Opportunity Zones. If you’d like to find out more, you can reach them at: matt.olhausen@pillsburylaw.com & robert.howard@pillsburylaw.com.

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Brett Gladstone Weighs in on Central SoMa

Brett Gladstone Weighs in on Central SoMa

Author – Brett Gladstone, Esq., partner, Hanson Bridgett LLP Tacked to the bulletin board in an office at San Francisco’s Planning Department is a sticker with a peace sign accompanied by the slogan, “World peace through better zoning.” While it is meant to be whimsical, it is the case that most San Franciscans tend to…

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SFHAC Takes Positions On State and Local Ballot Measures

SFHAC Takes Positions On State and Local Ballot Measures

The San Francisco Housing Action Coalition makes the following recommendations for state and local ballot measures in November 2018. State Prop 1: Support Summary of Prop: Authorizes the sale of $4 billion in bonds to finance existing housing programs, as well as infrastructure work and grants to match a local housing trust fund dollar-to-dollar. One-quarter…

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Sign to Support Housing on Divisadero!

Join SFHAC to support housing on Divisadero! San Francisco has limited land and we need to maximize the land use of efficiency on each parcel. For the Divisadero/Fillmore Neighborhood Commercial Corridor, turning underutilized land into housing delivers the greatest value to San Franciscans. Specifically, we support two projects on Divisadero: 650 Divisadero (current site of…

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